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Object Number:
MS3817
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Campania
Pompeii
Manufacture Location:
Naples
Maker:
J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made:
1903
Early Date:
1903
Late Date:
1903
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Eros
Dolphin
Description:
Standing with left foot forward; knees slightly bent; wings unfurled behind; holding proportionately rather large dolphin on right shoulder, with right hand above and left below. Head loooking to right, face close to dolphin; hair parted on both sides and gathered into a topknot above. Wing feathers carefully engraved; very careful modelling of figures. Standing on round plinth with moulded profile. Spout in mouth of dolphin for use as fountain figure. Original found at Pompeii.
Height:
61cm
Outside Diamater:
24.5cm
Credit Line:
Commissioned by John Wanamaker on behalf of Museum from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry)
Other Number:
111701   -   Naples Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Elkins Reading Room / Archives Display ( Sep 1990)
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J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: 68
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[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the.
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[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements.
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